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LINKTV
Feb 14, 2013 3:00pm PST
are two very similar cities, equal amounts of rain, close to one another physically, socioeconomically quite similar. the amount of violent crime in those two cities is virtually identical. but if you look at the number of murders, it's ten times higher in seattle than it is in vancouver. what's the difference? the difference, very simply, is that in the united states, you can easily purchase guns. in canada, you cannot. we've lost two children to guns in this practice. both teenagers-- one was caught in a gun exchange over drug money. another was shot because she was dating someone's boyfriend at twelve. - drugs. - drugs. - alcohol. - alcohol. they very much increase the impulsive amounts of violent behavior as they are intended to be dis-inhibitors of ourselves. and so alcohol and drugs, cocaine in particular, is very provocative to violence. a lot of guys-- they are really fighting over the drugs now. they want to sell drugs because it's good way to make money. i think certainly drugs, gangs, these are predisposing factors. we know from the studies-- kids who take drugs, kids who ar
LINKTV
Feb 7, 2013 3:00pm PST
of driving crowded city streets, meeting deadlines, paying bills, ggling the many obligations and activities in our lives. you may be expected to work 60 or 70 hours a week, and you're trying to balance home life with work life and being a parent and all these different social and cultural roles. and those are stressors, i think, that throughout the centuries people have felt, relative to their own time frame. gail wyatt: we need to appreciate, it's not just adults who are stressed. kids have a lot of pressure on them, to do their homework, to have friends, to make friends, to-- you know, connect in so many different ways, to participate in extracurricular activities, to do well, to be what their parents want them to be, lots of stressors. a certain amount of stress is necessary for life. deborah khoshaba: on a moment-to-moment basis, our body is always in the process of gauging how much arousal we need to function. okay? see, right now as i'm speaking, my sympathetic nervous system is on, and although i don't feel anxiety, i do feel a certain amount of arousal. you would say the organism's
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